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Unfortunately, she knows knee woes

Anybody who needs to know how to handle frustration should talk with Valor Christian sophomore Kindyll Wetta. The 5-foot-9 point guard had to overcome adversity last season and has been frustrated … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Highlands Ranch • The girls basketball team, ranked third in the CHSAANow.com Dec. 10 Class 5A poll, improved to 6-0 with wins over Arapahoe and Pine Creek. Kasey Neubert scored 15 points in a … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Highlands Ranch • The girls basketball team, the new top-ranked squad in the CHSAANow.com Class 5A poll, pulled away from Fossil Ridge to post a 57-24 victory on Jan. 28 as senior Jamie Bain scored … more

Setting and scoring goals

Mountain Vista senior Taylor Donaldson feels overlooked and somewhat unrecognized. She is a field hockey player and many people don't know anything about the sport or if it is even recognized as a … more

Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly arrested on suspicion of home trespass, released by team

Chad Kelly, backup quarterback for the Denver Broncos, was arrested on suspicion of illegally entering a home in Englewood after midnight on Oct. 23, according to a news release by Englewood police. … more

State swimming: How they finished

Results of local interest in the finals of last weekend's state swimming and diving meets: Class 5A Team scores — Fairview 495.50, Fossil Ridge 378, Regis Jesuit 371.50, Cherry Creek 259.50, … more

Bat or racket, swing’s the thing

Rock Canyon centerfielder/pitcher Anna Reimers missed the Erie Tournament of Champions the first weekend of September because she was playing tennis in an Intermountain Sectional tournament in Salt … more

She's the team's 'spirit leader'

Mara Powner is a true point guard. A coach on the floor who rarely misses minutes in a game, Powner prides herself on passing. Powner sets the tone for the team in most games, and is usually the one … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Highlands Ranch • The boys basketball team outscored Westminster 19-0 in the third period and rolled to a 70-30 victory on Dec. 5. The team held on for a 49-45 win over Boulder the next day. • … more

Nothing simple about football playoff format

There are still two weeks remaining in the regular season, but it’s never too early to review the format for the state football playoffs. The Colorado High School Activities Association revealed … more

Pressure is on for runners aiming for title

High school sports can be beneficial in demonstrating values that athletes can use later in life, like discipline, dedication, teamwork and the ability to handle adversity. However, one of the … more

Third-generation football player is big deal for area family

Zachary Gonzales, Arapahoe’s 6-foot-1, 320-pound nose guard/defensive end, likes to tease his grandpa about wearing a leather helmet when he played football. Gonzales is the third generation of the … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Highlands Ranch • The softball team has compiled a 5-6 record, which is the best start in the past four seasons. Last year's team started 2-6 and won only two of the first 16 games. In 2016, the … more

Arapahoe takes fifth at state tennis tourney

Cherry Creek junior Nick Svichar had fun celebrating with his tennis teammates, taking turns holding a trophy and posing for pictures with it. However, it was a state runner-up prize, and Svichar … more

Wrestling moves ahead as basics stay the same

Tom Beeson played football and wrestled at Denver’s Abraham Lincoln High School. I ventured to the state wrestling tournament held at Englewood High School when my classmate Beeson captured the … more

Role as volleyball libero beats all

Valor Christian girls volleyball coach Kaitlyn Hastings claims that senior Maddie Allen has a headstrong attitude, constant drive and leadership ability. That's why Allen was switched to become the … more

Hedges swinging for the trees

Amanda Hedges came into this softball season desiring to improve her batting skills. She had a .508 batting average as a freshman, .388 as a sophomore and .421 last season as a junior. Those are … more

On Campus:

Highlands Ranch Senior Andrew Wisniewski was 25th in the boys race at the Continental League cross country championships on Oct. 10 with a time of 17:09.00. The football team, 2-6 overall and 1-2 in … more

Student Athlete Spotlight: Luke Wright in the swing of things since age 3

Luke Wright says he started hitting golf balls into a net in the basement of his home when he was 3 years old, and now he tries to play golf seven days a week during the summer. The junior at SkyView … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch

Highlands Ranch • Three doubles teams and No. 1 singles players Andrew Seehausen qualified for the Oct. 11-13 state tennis tournaments, which will be held at the Gate Tennis Center in Denver. No. 2 … more
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